Declan Ganley

Job Title
Rivada Space Networks
Declan Ganley is an entrepreneur and the founder, chairman & CEO of Rivada Networks, a leading innovator in market-driven wholesale wireless network sharing and provider of broadband communications services. Rivada Networks is sole owner of Rivada Space Networks, where Declan is also CEO and which is deploying a fully networked 600-satellite LEO constellation.Declan is co-inventor of 48 patents in the wireless sector, including Rivada’s core Dynamic Spectrum Arbitrage technology. Rivada’s DSA and tiered priority access patents enable the dynamic sharing of wireless networks, lowering barriers to entry and driving innovation in wireless.Rivada Networks has provided award-winning emergency communication services in the US to customers including the Department of Homeland Security, US Northern Command, the National Guard and leading police forces. Rivada has been in operation since 2004 and has continued to successfully grow its customer base and services in the US and elsewhere. Rivada has offices in Co. Galway, Ireland, Munich, Germany, and Washington DC.Declan was also founder of wireless broadband and cable TV businesses in Western, Central and Eastern Europe, including Broadnet, which operated broadband wireless networks in ten EU countries, and Cabletel, with a cable multimedia network in Eastern Europe.Declan is married to Delia. They have 4 children.


09:00 / 09:45
Grand Ballroom

Space Applications

Delivering Broadband Connectivity

The panel will discuss how satellites play an essential role in bringing broadband connectivity to the Middle East and the prospects for satellite communications services the region.